The National capital woke up to foggy morning here on Friday hampering train and flight services.The data compiled by Indian Railways has revealed that as many as 12 trains were rescheduled after getting delayed for at least by 2 hours.
The trains Yoga Express, Anand Vihar Express, and Sapt Kranti Express were delayed by four and three hours respectively. Several flights were also rescheduled and diverted at Delhi airport. Today, the minimum and maximum temperature in Delhi will hover at 7 Degree Celsius and 22 Degree Celsius.
According to a private weather forecasting agency, Skymet Weather, very dense fog is expected to make appearance over Northern Plains January 7 onwards. The intensity of fog during that time will be much more and visibility may drop down to zero.
Apart from Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Delhi National Capital Region, Punjab, Haryana and North Rajasthan are also likely to receive rainfall on January 5 and 6.
In the past two days, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand has seen widespread light to moderate rain accompanying snow. Heavy downpour in these areas has led to shutdown of arterial Srinagar-Jammu National Highway which connects the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country.
As per the weather experts, the bone-chilling cold wave would carry the coming days with sub-zero temperatures in several areas of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.